Hannah L. Welsh


Hannah Welsh is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.  Hannah has experience across a variety of legal areas, including white-collar defense, attorney-client privilege, civil procedure, and juvenile life without parole sentencing. As a Ballard Spahr summer associate, Hannah worked on cases involving theft of trade secrets, consecutive term sentencing, attorney-client privilege, and corporate deposition disputes.

While in law school, Hannah advocated on behalf of disciplined students in the Philadelphia School District, and served as student pro bono counsel in an immigration appeal to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.


Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkship

Hon. Paul S. Diamond, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2019-2020

Judicial Internships

Hon. Cheryl A. Krause, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2018

Hon. Lynn A. Sitarski, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2017



Temple University Beasley School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2019)
Order of the Coif

National Order of the Barristers
Staff Editor, The Temple Law Review, 2017-2018
Moot Court Competition Team, 2017-2019
Board Member, School Discipline Advocacy Service, 2017-2019
Student Member, Inn of Court, 2018-2019

Tulane University A.B. Freeman School of Business (B.S., cum laude, 2016)
Mortar Board, President, National Senior Honors Society
VP of Scholarship, Pan-Hellenic Executive Board
Study Abroad: Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Spain